Period
to 23 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Microsoft App-V skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft App-V over the 6 months to 23 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
UK
6 months to
23 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 923 715 740
Rank change year-on-year -208 +25 +26
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft App-V 63 86 368
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.056% 0.12% 0.25%
As % of the System Software category 0.30% 0.68% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 44 63 274
10th Percentile £31,398 £35,150 £32,500
25th Percentile £34,012 £41,250 £39,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £50,000 £47,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% +6.38% -6.00%
75th Percentile £52,813 £62,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £71,750 £73,500 £77,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -15.00%

Microsoft App-V is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 20,974 12,700 24,638
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.55% 17.78% 17.02%
Number of salaries quoted 14,922 10,570 20,501
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £25,750
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,945 £33,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

Microsoft App-V
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Microsoft App-V as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft App-V in the UK

Microsoft App-V
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft App-V.

Salary trend for Microsoft App-V in the UK

Microsoft App-V
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft App-V over the 6 months to 23 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Microsoft App-V in the UK

Microsoft App-V
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V within the UK over the 6 months to 23 July 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -206 48 £42,500 -15.00% 18
UK excluding London -138 37 £42,500 -5.56% 14
London -130 25 £67,500 +10.20% 7
Scotland -43 14 £47,500 -5.00% 3
North of England -78 8 £42,500 -10.53% 8
Work from Home -267 6 £46,500 +16.25% 6
North West -37 5 £42,500 -10.53% 3
East of England -38 5 £31,000 -31.11%
South West -62 5 £33,819 -20.43%
East Midlands -47 3 £42,500 +54.55%
Yorkshire -59 3 £33,650 -29.16% 2
Midlands -71 3 £42,500 +16.44% 3
South East -78 3 £35,500 -23.24%

For the 6 months to 23 July 2021, IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Microsoft App-V.

1 57 (90.48%) Microsoft
2 54 (85.71%) Windows
3 43 (68.25%) Windows 10
4 41 (65.08%) SCCM
5 40 (63.49%) PowerShell
6 34 (53.97%) Active Directory
7 29 (46.03%) VMware
8 28 (44.44%) VBScript
9 24 (38.10%) MSI
9 24 (38.10%) Security Cleared
10 23 (36.51%) Windows Server
10 23 (36.51%) Citrix
11 22 (34.92%) Microsoft 365
12 21 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
13 20 (31.75%) Application Virtualisation
14 19 (30.16%) ITIL
15 16 (25.40%) Microsoft Certification
15 16 (25.40%) Patch Management
16 15 (23.81%) Azure
16 15 (23.81%) Windows 8
17 14 (22.22%) Application Packaging
18 13 (20.63%) Microsoft Intune
18 13 (20.63%) SC Cleared
18 13 (20.63%) Problem-Solving
19 12 (19.05%) XenApp
19 12 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
19 12 (19.05%) AdminStudio
19 12 (19.05%) Social Skills
20 11 (17.46%) MS Exchange
21 10 (15.87%) Workflow

Microsoft App-V
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (17.46%) MS Exchange
2 9 (14.29%) Skype for Business
3 6 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (7.94%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.17%) Confluence
6 1 (1.59%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.59%) IIS
6 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (6.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 22 (34.92%) Microsoft 365
2 15 (23.81%) Azure
3 8 (12.70%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (7.94%) OneDrive
5 4 (6.35%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (3.17%) IaaS
7 1 (1.59%) AWS
7 1 (1.59%) Power Platform
7 1 (1.59%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.52%) DNS
2 5 (7.94%) DHCP
2 5 (7.94%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (7.94%) SAN
3 3 (4.76%) Firewall
3 3 (4.76%) HTTP
3 3 (4.76%) HTTPS
3 3 (4.76%) NetScaler
3 3 (4.76%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (4.76%) Skype
4 2 (3.17%) Internet
4 2 (3.17%) VPN
4 2 (3.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.35%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.59%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (1.59%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (1.59%) MySQL
3 1 (1.59%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 24 (38.10%) MSI
2 12 (19.05%) AdminStudio
3 2 (3.17%) InstallShield
4 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (19.05%) Social Skills
2 10 (15.87%) Finance
3 7 (11.11%) Financial Institution
4 5 (7.94%) Documentation Skills
4 5 (7.94%) Legal
5 3 (4.76%) Banking
6 2 (3.17%) Public Sector
6 2 (3.17%) Retail
7 1 (1.59%) Advertising
7 1 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (15.87%) Applications Engineer
1 10 (15.87%) Deployment Engineer
2 9 (14.29%) Consultant
3 7 (11.11%) Applications Packager
3 7 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 7 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (9.52%) Windows Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Analyst
5 5 (7.94%) SCCM Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Senior Consultant
6 4 (6.35%) Desktop Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Help Desk Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Help Desk Support
6 4 (6.35%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Platform Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) SCCM Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Senior SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.76%) LDAP
2 2 (3.17%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.59%) .NET
3 1 (1.59%) Middleware
3 1 (1.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) BYOD
1 5 (7.94%) EMC VNX
1 5 (7.94%) Hedge funds
1 5 (7.94%) Symmetrix
2 4 (6.35%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.17%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.17%) NHS
4 1 (1.59%) CMDB
4 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.59%) PKI
4 1 (1.59%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 54 (85.71%) Windows
2 43 (68.25%) Windows 10
3 23 (36.51%) Windows Server
4 15 (23.81%) Windows 8
5 12 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (15.87%) Windows Server 2016
7 8 (12.70%) Windows 7
7 8 (12.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (12.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2019
9 2 (3.17%) Apple iOS
9 2 (3.17%) Linux
9 2 (3.17%) Mac OS
9 2 (3.17%) Unix
10 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.75%) Application Virtualisation
2 19 (30.16%) ITIL
3 16 (25.40%) Patch Management
4 14 (22.22%) Application Packaging
5 13 (20.63%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (15.87%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (15.87%) Workflow
7 9 (14.29%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 9 (14.29%) Software Distribution
8 8 (12.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 7 (11.11%) Change Management
9 7 (11.11%) Data Protection
9 7 (11.11%) Service Management
10 6 (9.52%) Break/Fix
10 6 (9.52%) Customer Requirements
10 6 (9.52%) Migration
10 6 (9.52%) Product Strategy
10 6 (9.52%) Requirements Gathering
11 5 (7.94%) Disk Encryption
11 5 (7.94%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 40 (63.49%) PowerShell
2 28 (44.44%) VBScript
3 8 (12.70%) SQL
4 4 (6.35%) VB
5 1 (1.59%) C#
5 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 24 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 16 (25.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (20.63%) SC Cleared
4 8 (12.70%) Degree
4 8 (12.70%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (7.94%) MCSE
6 4 (6.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (4.76%) DV Cleared
7 3 (4.76%) GISP
7 3 (4.76%) MCDST
7 3 (4.76%) MCTS
8 1 (1.59%) MCP
8 1 (1.59%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.52%) SLA
2 5 (7.94%) GDPR
3 4 (6.35%) PMO
4 3 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 34 (53.97%) Active Directory
2 21 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (19.05%) XenApp
4 9 (14.29%) vSphere
5 8 (12.70%) XenDesktop
6 6 (9.52%) BitLocker
6 6 (9.52%) Hyper-V
7 4 (6.35%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (3.17%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 2 (3.17%) Terminal Services
9 2 (3.17%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.59%) Xen
Systems Management
1 41 (65.08%) SCCM
2 13 (20.63%) Microsoft Intune
3 9 (14.29%) WSUS
4 5 (7.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (6.35%) AirWatch
5 4 (6.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (6.35%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (4.76%) Jamf Pro
6 3 (4.76%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (4.76%) Sysprep
7 2 (3.17%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (1.59%) IBM BigFix
8 1 (1.59%) SCOM
8 1 (1.59%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 57 (90.48%) Microsoft
2 29 (46.03%) VMware
3 23 (36.51%) Citrix
4 7 (11.11%) Ivanti
4 7 (11.11%) MobileIron
5 5 (7.94%) EMC
5 5 (7.94%) Infoblox
5 5 (7.94%) Symantec
6 4 (6.35%) Cisco
6 4 (6.35%) ServiceNow
7 3 (4.76%) Apple
7 3 (4.76%) McAfee
7 3 (4.76%) Qualys
7 3 (4.76%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.17%) BMC
8 2 (3.17%) Oracle
9 1 (1.59%) Cognos
9 1 (1.59%) IBM
9 1 (1.59%) NetApp
9 1 (1.59%) Veritas